Dr. Lee to Lecture at the MVVMA Annual Meeting

Pet Poison Helpline®’s Associate Director of Veterinary Services, Justine Lee, DVM, DACVECC, DABT, will be lecturing at the Mississippi Valley Veterinary Medical Association’s Annual Conference from March 6-7, 2013.  Dr. Lee’s lecture schedule is as follows:

Thursday, March 7th

8:00am – 9:00am
Top 20 Toxic Titans…And How to Treat Them!
This presentation will focus on the top 20 small animal toxins dealt with by Pet Poison Helpline®.

9:00am – 10:00 am
Rodenticides – It’s More Than Just Vitamin K!
One of the most common mistakes in veterinary toxicology is assuming every green or blue block of rat or mouse poison is a long-acting anticoagulant rodenticide.  Learn proper active ingredient identification and treatment.

10:30am – 11:30am
Top Five Mistakes to Avoid in Your Poisoned Patient
Presentation emphasizes toxicology history, proper triage, emesis induction, correct emetic agent and activated charcoal.

1:15pm – 2:15pm
Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid in Dyspneic Patients
Seeing dyspneic patients can be stressful to both the veterinarian and the patient!  These patients are often intolerant of handling or manipulation due to the fragile nature and severe underlying disease.  Learn how to avoid common mistakes when managing these patients and reducing your stress and theirs.

3:00pm – 4:00pm
Common Mistakes to Avoid in the ER
Don’t see emergency cases everyday?  This session will help you avoid the 10 common errors in emergency patients that will save you rpatient’s life, including when to tap that dyspneic cat’s chest, when to reach for that “FAST” ultrasound or the best time to do chest radiographs.